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Acer Aspire 3000 Series Numerical Keyboard/Function Key Problem

On my laptop, there is no numerical keyboard. This is substituted for by the whole of the numerical keyboard being overlapped onto some of the alphabetical keys, and using the 'Fn' or function button. For some reason, the keys have now decided to use the numerical keyboard function as the default, as if the function key was not held down, and to access the letters on the same keys, I have to hold down the function key. I have looked into downloading a better driver, but have had no luck. Any help please?

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If using XP go to my computer, right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager>look down list for keyboard, click '+' sign and highlight your keyboard and right click and select uninstall. Restart the notebook and the keyboard will be installed automatically along with the drivers and should set it back to default.

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